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Sr UX Engineer

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Northwestern Mutual is looking for an experienced Javascript developer who can help build front end applications!

The Senior UX Engineer will focus on front end development bridging the gap between flat designs and the temporal experiences that users see. We will be prototyping our largest, most challenging, complex and innovative projects to reshape the future of financial planning!

You care about making great products and are willing to dig in to find the moments that will surprise and delight users. You've already demonstrated an ability to nail rapid prototypes and a desire to go with the flow when designs evolve. You're a scientist with an artist's side. You should be knowledgeable about our competitors, understand established patterns and standard methodologies, but always feel the need to do better. You get inspired, fired up and ready to dig in and work when presented with a challenge and it spreads to the rest of your team.


4+ years of experience, agency experience preferred

Mastery of HTML, CSS, and Javascript

Strong experience with mobile coding; native and app

Strong attention to detail, as well as a firm, comprehensive thinking to breaking down big problems into digestible bites

Experience crafting responsive prototypes

Self-starter who is user-focused, detail and solutions oriented

Familiarity and interest in new platforms and technologies in digital channels

Communication skills to be reckoned with

A love of a full plate and an ability to move quick to keep up

An ability to work closely with our teams brainstorming, work-shopping, and partnering to provide strategic insight.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Curious minds and an appetite for learning

You love the world of code but have a great design and UX sensibility

Being able to identify needs no one else thought of

A collaborative attitude, thick skin and a great sense of humor

An obsession with being up to date in digital trends, technologies and a willingness to bring your team with you

A cool head and a wealth of solutions to execution problems

Being able to work collaboratively with UX, Visual, technology, product owners.


This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.